From New York's High Line to the Los Angeles River, there's a new energy across the United States about recapturing nature in cities. But can these efforts be about more than building quality of life for urban residents? Can they actually rebuild biodiversity as well (not to mention support for conservation)? Leading scientists, authors and urban conservationists discuss the science behind and promise for today’s urban conservation efforts.
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In this four-part series, the New York Academy of Sciences and the The Nature Conservancy explore the relationship between conservation and our increasingly urban existence.
Other upcoming events in this series:
• Energy for the Next 20 Years: Protecting the Environment and Meeting Our Demands, January 12, 2012
• Creating the Next Conservation Movement—Or Do We Even Need One?, February 23, 2012
• Beyond Ideology: How Should We Feed Ourselves if We Care About Nature?, May 8, 2012
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